Advancing safe technologies, improving human lives
Since our beginning as a spin-off of the Vienna University of Technology (TU Wien) in 1998, we are advancing safety control platforms and robust networks in the areas of Automotive, Aerospace, Off-Highway and Industrial. Especially in recent years, TTTech Group has grown substantially. To date, more than 1,800 employees in more than 13 locations worldwide are working for TTTech companies. Leading companies and renowned partners from different areas count on our innovative know-how.
 
TTTech Auto AG is a part of TTTech Group and offers solutions for the challenges of future mobility. In the past 20 years, we have gathered unique know-how in driver assistance systems and automated driving. We have developed safety software and hardware platforms that fuel our partner’s innovative projects. Together with leading car manufacturers and renowned partners we are paving the way to make automated driving a reality. For the expansion of our Automotive team in China we are looking for a

R&D Director Automotive - Shanghai (m/f/d)

Ensuring reliable Network and safety, fostering innovation and dominating market through the strategic management of talents, the Research & Development Director will be a part of our international leadership team. Through our joint venture with a large car manufacturer in China, we have gained a strong partner in Asia. Thus, leads to business, product and sales development in the area of autonomous driving. Taking over this leadership role will acquire your ability to keep the big picture in mind, ensuring that the vision and mission of our company as well as of our clients will be transferred into reality. Your strong problem-solving competences and collaborative management style will support you in your daily business.

Your Tasks

  • Leading and developing the R&D Team in China according to the TTTech Leadership principles 
  • Responsible for complex and safety critical software system development within the area of autonomous driving
  • Implementing and improving all development processes & tools and ensure conformity due to ISO 26262 and ASPICE
  • Planning and controlling cost center budget due to internal budget approval processes
  • Developing, aligning and executing R&D strategy with relevant stakeholder

Your Profile

  • Willingness to work up to 9 months in Vienna/Austria and then relocate to Shanghai/China
  • Experience in managing and leading intercultural teams
  • University degree or PhD in a technical field of study (Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or similar)
  • Several years of project management and technical customer service experience, ideally in the automotive sector and the embedded software domain
  • Experience with quality- and safety- standards (e.g., Automotive SPICE, ISO26262 or similar standards from other industries) is a must
  • Proactive personality with excellent communication skills and a high customer orientation
  • Excellent command of English, German and/or Chinese language is a plus
  • Willingness to travel up to 25 %
 
 

Our Offer

  • Flexible working arrangements – tailor your work according to your personal needs
  • Opportunity to take over responsibility – turn your ideas into reality and contribute to our success story
  • Exciting work environment – share our passion for high-tech innovation and cutting-edge technologies
  • Unique team spirit – join our dedicated team of international experts
  • Central office location – benefit from our office location in the heart of Vienna
 
Join us and support the development of cutting-edge technologies for a more connected and automated world of tomorrow. We provide room for continuous personal and professional growth. As part of our team, you are helping to make autonomous driving a reality on a global scale.

Your performance is remunerated with an attractive and market-compliant salary. The position is subject to the Collective Agreement for Employees in the Metal Trade (Kollektivvertrag für Angestellte Metallgewerbe) and we provide a minimum salary of 70.000.- Euro gross per year. Naturally, we offer an overpayment based on your previous experience and qualifications.

Does our offer sound interesting? If so, we look forward to receiving your complete online application and the opportunity to discuss further details in person.
 
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